Should You Name Your Child as Executor?

Is Naming Your Child As Executor the Right Decision? When you name an executor in your New Jersey will, they need to be at least 18 years old. Although it’s common for people to name one of their children as their executor, you don’t have to. In some...

What Qualities Make a Good Executor?

How to Choose the Right Executor for Your Estate When you appoint someone as the executor for your will, you are trusting them to administer all the details of your estate in an accurate and timely fashion. An executor has a legal duty to administer your estate in a...

Understanding How Codicils to a Will Work

Everything You Need to Know About Codicils to Wills Did you know that only 28% of Americans have properly updated wills? Not taking the time to update your will when your life changes can lead to issues later. If you’re interested in making an existing will more...

What Are the 3 Most Common Reasons a Will Is Invalidated?

Understanding the 3 Main Reasons Wills Are Invalidated Did you know that roughly 3% of all wills end up being contested? If the will is invalidated, the deceased’s assets can end up being distributed entirely differently than he or she wished. These are the...